VOV.VN - Exports of cuttlefish and octopus to the Republic of Korea jumped by 40.5% to nearly US$95 million in the first half of this year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Processors (VASEP).
VOV.VN - Fibre & yarn exports hit 750,000 tons, valued at more than US$1.85 billion in the first seven months of this year, up 17% in volume and 26.5% in value against the same period last year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has reiterated to Chinese Politburo member and Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission Fan Changlong that Vietnam attaches importance to developing its good neighbourliness with China.
ASEAN and China need to implement the Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea (CEUS) and operate a diplomatic hotline to settle problems at sea in an effective manner as part of measures to avoid collision at sea.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Industry and Trade forecasts that Vietnam’s exports will grow stronger in the second quarter, thanks to business reforms and the implementation of free trade agreements.
Gui Xing Liang, 47, a Chinese national, was sentenced to two years in prison by the Hanoi People’s Court on April 25 for theft onboard a Vietnam Airlines flight last November.
The coast guards of Vietnam and China conducted a joint fishery patrol on shared fishing grounds in the Tonkin Gulf from April 18-20, Quan doi Nhan dan (People’s Army) daily reported.
Vietnam resolutely protests against Taiwan (China)’s live-fire drill in waters around Ba Binh in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and demands that Taiwan not to repeat such activity, stated Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Le Hai Binh on March 30.
VOV.VN - Paper imports increased 15.2% in volume to 1.7 million tons and 7.5% in value to US$1.3 billion in the first 11 months of this year, according to Vietnam Customs.
Vietnam’s national U22 team lost to Uzbekistan 1-3 in the last match of the friendly international tournament in Wuhan, China on November 13.
Electricity imports from China and Laos now meet 3.1% of Vietnam’s needs and the country must continue purchases from the neighbors to meet over 2% of its demand in the coming years.
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on September 26 announced it will change schedules of 20 flights between Vietnam and Taiwan (China) on September 26 afternoon and September 27 due to typhoon Megi.
Analysts have noted signs of a decrease in imports from China, while imports from the Republic of Korea rose by 7.9% in the first six months of the year.
Vietnam is already New Zealand’s fastest-growing export market in South East Asia, with two-way trade now worth over 1 billion NZD a year, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key said.
(VOV) - Vietnam is showcasing its tourism products and services at the ongoing International Travel Expo Hong Kong (ITE HK) in China.
(VOV) - Vietnam will do its utmost to promote the strategic partnership between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China.
Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Luong Thanh Nghi on August 31 protested against China’s plan to invite international bids for oil block 65/12, about 3 nautical miles off Cay (Tree) Island of the country’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago.”
About 446,000 international visitors arrived in Vietnam in July, an increase of 11.6 percent over June, but down 7.9 percent compared to the same period last year.
The US Department of Commerce has decided to impose anti-dumping taxes of 53-60 percent on made-in-Vietnam wind turbines.
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) on June 27 officially opened a direct route between Hanoi (Vietnam) and Chengdu (China) with aircraft Fokker 70 running three times per week on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.